Past Technical Field Awards Recipients

2018: Elliot McVeigh

Reason for Nomination: For recognition of his outstanding and pioneering contributions to the advance of the magnetic resonance field in cardiac studies, with many seminal works now translated in the clinical practice.

2018: Ellis Fan-Chuin Meng

Reason for Nomination: For outstanding contributions to biomedical microelectromechanical systems and their applications in drug delivery, microsensors, and neural interfaces

2017: Guang-Zhong Yang

Reason for Nomination: For outstanding contributions to medical imaging and robotics technology that have transformed minimally invasive surgery.

2017: Anant Madabhushi

Reason for Nomination: For contributions in computer aided diagnosis, pattern recognition, machine learning and image analysis tools for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment response prediction of disease from digital pathology and radiographic images

2016: Steven Boppart

Reason for Nomination: For foundational advances in optical biomedical imaging and translation of optical imaging technologies into clinical applications and use

2016: Jeffrey Fessler

Reason for Nomination: For fundamental and pioneering contributions to the theory and algorithms of statistical reconstruction methods of the PET/ SPECT, CT and MRI medical imaging modalities

2015: Nigell Lovell

Reason for Nomination: For world class contributions to research, clinical trialing, and commercialization of medical device technologies and wearable sensors including visual prostheses, telehealth systems and ambulatory falls monitors

2015: Russell H. Taylor

Reason for Nomination: For contributions and leadership in the field of medical robotics

2014: Brian T. Cunningham

Reason for Nomination: For development and commercialization of optics-based biosensors and detection instruments for applications in drug discovery, diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and life science research.

2014: Zhi-Pei Liang

Reason for Nomination: For fundamental and pioneering contributions to the theory, algorithms, and biomedical applications of model-based magnetic resonance imaging

2013: Nicolas Chbat

Reason for Nomination: For contributions to advancing Intensive Care Unit cardiopulmonary medicine based on inventions that include non-invasively estimating breathing work, staging acute respiratory syndrome and kidney injury and modeling of disease predictors significant contributions to the development of micro and nanoscale biosensors

2013: Ali Khademhosseini

Reason for Nomination: For pioneering contributions at the interface between engineering, biomaterials and biological sciences, especially applications of microand nanoengineered biomaterials for regenerative medicine.

2012: Rashid Bashir

Reason for Nomination: For significant contributions to the development of micro and nanoscale biosensors.

2011: Michael Unser

Reason for Nomination: For outstanding contributions to signal and image processing with applications in biomedical imaging

2011: Lihong Wang

Reason for Nomination: For seminal contributions to ultrasonically enabled biophotonic imaging and modeling of photon transport in biological tissue

2010: Xiaochuan Pan

Reason for Nomination: For significant contributions to medical imaging

2010: Kenji Sunagawa

Reason for Nomination: For significant contributions to neuroengineering

2010: Nitish Thakor

Reason for Nomination: For significant contributions to cardiovascular engineering

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